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Oprah Winfrey spent her early years in rural Mississippi, living with her grandmother while her teenaged mother searched for a job. While still in high school in Tennessee, Winfrey landed a job in radio, and co-anchored the local evening news at the age of 19. After boosting a Chicago talk show from last place to first in the local ratings, Winfrey signed a syndication deal and The Oprah Winfrey Show was born. Winfrey would go on to become the first black woman billionaire in the world.
Michael Sylvester Gardenzio Stallone and his brother spent most of their childhood in foster care because of their parents’ hostile relationship. After living in Philadelphia with his mother and stepfather, Stallone moved to New York and worked a lot of odd jobs, including cleaning the lions’ cages at Central Park Zoo, while he pursued acting. He got his big break when he wrote and starred in Rocky.
We all know her as the kindhearted, generous talk show host and voice of the animated character Dory. Before all that came about, Ellen DeGeneres had to start from the bottom. She attended the University of New Orleans and majored in communications before leaving school to do clerical work at a law firm. Before finding success as a comedian, she worked as a waitress at T.G.I. Friday’s, and as a housepainter and bartender.
The youngest of 14 children, Celine Dion grew up in a low-income French Canadian family. She performed at her parents’ piano bar, where her father earned $160 a week to support his large family. Dion’s big break arrived when she and her family sent an original song to manager (and her future husband) René Angélil, who helped Dion launch her singing career.
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Born in Shawnee, Oklahoma, William Bradley Pitt was raised in a conservative household with working-class parents. After graduating high school, Pitt enrolled at the University of Missouri, majoring in journalism. Two weeks before earning his degree, he went to Los Angeles to pursue a career in acting, taking lessons and working odd jobs. Pitt had small parts (sometimes uncredited) in the films No Man’s Land and Less Than Zero, and the television series Dallas, Growing Pains, and 21 Jump Street. Pitt got his big break on the silver screen in 1994 when he starred in the movie adaptation of Anne Rice’s novel Interview with the Vampire.